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Unnamed TN Blacksmith #30 - TN-BLA32

Title

Unnamed TN Blacksmith #30 - TN-BLA32

Identifier

TN-BLA32

Subject

African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans, African American blacksmiths

Source

The Tennessean

Date

January 5, 1837

Trade

Blacksmith

Gender

Male

Enslaver

Robert M. Burton, J.D. Donelson, Robert D. Harris, A. McGregor, A.J. Donelson (Guardians of the estate of Gen. McGregor)

Home Location

Jefferson, Rutherford County, Tennessee

Events

1. Formerly enslaved by Gen. McGregor 2. To be sold by Robert M. Burton, J.D. Donelson, Robert D. Harris, and A.J. Donelson

Item Type

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Transcription

35 Valuable Negroes for Sale
ON the first Thursday in February next, at the late residenc eof Gen John M'Gregor, in the county of Rutherford--The undersigned will ex-pose to public sale, to the highest bidder, all of the negroes belonging to the estate of Gen. M'Gregor, consisting of men, boys, girls, women and children. Amongst them is a valuable blacksmith.--They are all very likely and valuable. Persons desirous of procuring field hands, house servants, as well as young negroes for future service, would do well to attend At the same time will be sold between three and four hundred barrels of corn, a quantity of fodder and oats; the remaining stock of horses, mules, cattle and hogs. One set of blacksmith's otols; one ox waggon; one carrylog, and all the far-ming tools. The negroes will be sold for cash--all the other property on a credit of twelve months.--The sale will continue from day to day until the whole property is disposed of.
ROBERT M. BURTON,
J. D. DONELSON,
ROBERT D. HARRIS,
A. M'GREGOR,
A. J. DONELSON
Guardians
Dec22-4w tw cp

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Citation

, “Unnamed TN Blacksmith #30 - TN-BLA32,” accessed June 13, 2021, https://archive.blackcraftspeople.org/items/show/450.

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